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Intel's New Processor at Heart of a Flexible, Efficient Data Center


Written by  Raja Rao | 08 March 2012
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IntelAddressing the incredible growth of data  traffic in the cloud, Intel Corporation announced the record-breaking Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family. These new processors deliver leadership performance, best data center performance per watt, breakthrough I/O innovation and trusted hardware security features to enable IT to scale.



These processors are not only at the heart of servers and workstations, but will also power the next generation of storage and communication systems from leading vendors around the world.

  • New Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 product family is built to scale to meet the demands of an increasingly connected world.
  • New server processors deliver up to 80 percent improved performance compared to the prior generation.
  • New Intel® Integrated I/O with PCI Express 3.0 can up to triple the movement of data into and out of the processor so information can be made available faster than ever to support data-hungry applications.
  • Best data center performance per watt with over 50 percent gain on SPECpower_ssj2008 plus extends platform power control with Intel® Node Manager and Intel® Data Center Manager.

The key requirements to enable IT to scale are performance, energy efficiency, I/O bandwidth and security. With the best combination of performance, built-in capabilities and cost-effectiveness, the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product families are designed to address these requirements, and become the heart of the next-generation data center powering servers, storage and communication systems.

                               

Diane Bryant, Intel vice president and general manager of the Datacenter and Connected Systems Group says "The growth in cloud computing and connected devices is transforming the way businesses benefit from IT products and services. For businesses to capitalize on these innovations, the industry must address unprecedented demand for efficient, secure and high-performing datacenter infrastructure. The Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family is designed to address these challenges by offering unparalleled, balanced performance across compute, storage and network, while reducing operating costs."

Raja Rao

Raja Rao

RajaRao is our Cloud Journalist writing for ToolsJournal on Cloud Tools, Latest updates, Cloud Quick Lists and more. He has done his Bachelors of Engineering in Civil and has been in IT for over 15 years with good expertise on CRM, Peoplesoft, SAP, Microsoft and .Net technologies. Raja comes with fantastic blend of Technical, Solutions and Delivery expertise. Loving the concept of ToolsJournal he has joined us full time and has been tremendous help to take this portal forward. 

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